Most Popular Baby Boy Names Since 2006

In this article we'll look at what the most popular baby boy names are since 2006. These names are taken directly from the Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States.

The table below shows the top 50 most popular baby boy names since 2006, with a total count for the number of births registered with that given name since 2006.

Rank Name Count
1 Noah 304,579
2 Jacob 281,083
3 William 269,768
4 Liam 258,300
5 Ethan 257,063
6 Michael 256,640
7 Alexander 243,376
8 Daniel 238,069
9 James 237,638
10 Mason 227,062
11 Elijah 224,955
12 Benjamin 222,167
13 Matthew 220,014
14 Logan 210,898
15 Aiden 210,317
16 David 207,165
17 Joseph 206,921
18 Anthony 205,944
19 Jayden 205,621
20 Joshua 202,408
21 Christopher 193,424
22 Andrew 191,360
23 Jackson 188,694
24 Lucas 188,019
25 Samuel 185,156
26 John 181,863
27 Gabriel 178,136
28 Dylan 165,494
29 Ryan 165,182
30 Nathan 157,737
31 Oliver 155,015
32 Isaac 154,569
33 Luke 153,611
34 Jack 153,307
35 Christian 152,311
36 Owen 149,255
37 Caleb 147,265
38 Henry 147,177
39 Jonathan 145,457
40 Carter 143,855
41 Sebastian 138,288
42 Wyatt 137,937
43 Isaiah 132,576
44 Nicholas 131,574
45 Landon 130,741
46 Julian 130,219
47 Thomas 123,895
48 Levi 120,985
49 Tyler 120,589
50 Angel 120,239

More Popular Baby Names

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Top 1000 most popular boy names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Top 1000 most popular girl names: 1-250 | 251-500 | 501-750 | 751-1000

Historical Data for Baby Names

If you're interested to see how the trends and popularity of baby names have changed, you can use the links below to view the historical data by decade.

Most popular first names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular boy names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Most popular girl names, 1880-present | since 1950 | since 1960 | since 1970 | since 1980 | since 1990 | since 2000 | since 2010

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and excludes any names with fewer than 5 occurrences in any geographic area.

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